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The source of cognition lies in the mind of each human being.

It is man's original fault to direct his cognition to the transitory.

Man is to raise him from the dead with his cognition, which is of divine nature.

Is it the ultimate, or is it only the penultimate, datum of cognition?

For cognition to be complete, it requires the aid of all these functions.

Cognition is composed in reality of an object and an act of consciousness.

Shall we go so far as to believe that this is an illegitimate mode of cognition?

This is the coupling of two things—a sensation and a cognition.

The excitement, for instance, will be suppressed, and the cognition will be retained.

In its unity not only cognition and volition, but feeling also, must be blended and united.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., "ability to comprehend," from Latin cognitionem (nominative cognitio) "a getting to know, acquaintance, knowledge," noun of action from past participle stem of cognoscere (see cognizance).

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